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Can I take klonopin (clonazepam) before a brain and central nervous system MRI?

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Dr. Varun Verma
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes, you can. Many people require an antianxiety medication just to be able to get through the procedure.
Often we prescribe a short acting form (ativan/lorazepam) rather than clonazepam / klonopin - but it should still do the trick.

In brief: Yes

Yes, you can. Many people require an antianxiety medication just to be able to get through the procedure.
Often we prescribe a short acting form (ativan/lorazepam) rather than clonazepam / klonopin - but it should still do the trick.
Dr. Varun Verma
Dr. Varun Verma
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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Benzodiazapines (like Klonopin) are often used to help mitigate the anxiety of MRI's, usually due to claustrophobia.
Just don't drive or operate heavy machinery while taking. Hope this helps!

In brief: Yes

Benzodiazapines (like Klonopin) are often used to help mitigate the anxiety of MRI's, usually due to claustrophobia.
Just don't drive or operate heavy machinery while taking. Hope this helps!
Dr. Marvin Ott
Dr. Marvin Ott
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